BALTIMORE, MD, Jan. 21, 2016 – Marlin Steel announced it recently earned the Risk Control Leadership in Safety Award from CNA. During its recent annual safety screening inspection, CNA’s Risk Control unit assessed Marlin’s safety training, Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) compliance, return to work procedures, fire safety and protection and first aid procedures. Marlin successfully earned high marks in each of the ranked categories as part of the assessment.
“Marlin Steel has an exceptional safety record of completing more than 2,568 days without a major safety incident,” said Bill Boyd, senior vice president, Risk Control, CNA. “Marlin Steel’s commitment to its employees’ well-being, and the utilization of innovative techniques to protect their team, has resulted in unparalleled results.”
Rigorous safety training and continuously evolving safety practices that ensure best practice compliance (including advanced factory automation) has helped position Marlin Steel as one of the safest manufacturers in the country. Marlin’s safety record is, as noted by CNA’s inspectors, exceptional, with several consecutive years of operation without a major safety incident.
“I’m proud of the work that the team at Marlin has done to earn this prestigious recognition,” said Drew Greenblatt, chief executive officer, Marlin Steel. “We look forward to another 2,568+ consecutive days of safe operations.”
Marlin Steel is one of five Safety & Health Achievement Recognition Program-designated businesses by OSHA in the state of Maryland.
About Marlin Steel
Founded in 1968, Marlin Steel Wire Products, LLC is a company that specializes in the creation of custom metal forms, including stainless steel parts, washing baskets, racks, S-hooks and sheet metal material handling containers. Originally hailing from Brooklyn, NY, Marlin Steel Wire moved to Baltimore, MD when it was acquired by new owner Drew Greenblatt in 1998. At that time, Marlin Steel was referred to as the "king of the bagel baskets," as the company was focused on making commodity bagel baskets at that time. For more information, visit Marlin Steel at www.marlinwire.com.
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Marlin Steel: Drew Greenblatt, 443-844-3710
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